The Borghese Gallery, host to one of the most important collections in the world.
It is possible to see the paintings as they where hung originally and the collection of ancient marble statuary, including the celebrated sculptures of Bernini and the figure of Paolina Borghese by Canova.
Villa Borghese is considered a true "cultural park", something unique and unmatched, with its fountains, sculptures, monuments and historic buildings. Here you'll find some of the most important cultural institutions of Rome:
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Etruscan Museum of Villa Giulia with its room of the Freeze of Pyrgi.
- Roman Bioparco [ZOO]
- Casina Valadier
- Casa del Cinema
- Piazza di Siena
A NOTE OF ADVICE
Due to the large number of visitors it is advisable to make a reservation:
call +39 06.328.10
Mon - Fri, from 9:30am to 6pm.
Reservation can also be made directly at the ticket office one day in advance.
If you do have not a reservation you can always try the waiting list.
Go to the Galleria Borghese early in the morning (around 8.30-9am) to see if you can get any ticket.
If they are all sold then give your name to the person at the ticket office to be placed on a waiting list for the day. Try also to be there one hour before entrance times (which are: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm). You may be able to put your name among the first in the waiting list of the hour.